pas de trois

[French pahduh trwah]

noun, plural pas de trois. Ballet.

a dance for three dancers.

Origin of pas de trois

1755–65; < French: literally, step for three Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pas de trois

Historical Examples of pas de trois

  • In this 286 pas-de-trois, she a-fresh makes a great many faces, about whether she will take the fruit or not.

    A Treatise on the Art of Dancing

    Giovanni-Andrea Gallini